I like the idea of sending the email to yourself. personally I always re-read before i hit that send button.
Having now tried the sending to myself i see why its better to test it this way as your seeing exactly what your prospect will see.
Salespeople spend an inordinate amount of time developing cold call emails, hoping they'll create the perfect message that will get prospects to say, "Yes! I want to meet with you immediately." That would be great, but it takes a lot of practice to find the best way to pique your prospects' interest. Here are 3 ways to evaluate the effectiveness of your prospecting email: